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Daily Archives: November 30, 2016

McConnell Pushes Back at Trump on Flag-Burning Comments

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell broke with President-elect Donald Trump on Tuesday over the issue of burning the flag. “The Supreme Court has held that that activity is a protected First Amendment right,” McConnell told reporters on Tuesday. “In this … Read More

Shaq: Time to Give Trump a Chance

Former basketball superstar Shaquille O’Neal said on Wednesday that it is time to give President-elect Donald Trump a chance. “We have a process that’s been going on forever,” the NBA Hall of Famer told ITK on Wednesday. “And whoever wins, … Read More

2,000 Vets Vow to Defend Dakota Pipeline Protesters

More than 2,000 veterans have pledged to defend the protesters at the Standing Rock Native American Reservation that are protesting the North Dakota Access Pipeline. The Hill reports: The effort, called Veterans Stand for Standing Rock, is meant to be … Read More

Trump Offering Access to Inauguration Donors

President-elect Donald Trump is offering direct access to any donors who send him donations of $1 million or more for his inauguration. The Hill reports: As first reported Tuesday by the Center for Public Integrity, donors in the “$1,000,000+” category … Read More

Sanders Blasts Trump’s HHS Pick: ‘What Hypocrisy!’

Bernie Sanders on Tuesday slammed President-elect Donald Trump for choosing Rep. Tom Price as the next Health and Human Services secretary. The Hill reports: While Sanders reiterated his support for some of Trump’s economic policies, he criticized the president-elect’s HHS … Read More

Clinton Surprises Katy Perry at UNICEF Gala

Hillary Clinton made a surprise appearance at Tuesday night’s UNICEF gala in support of the organization and to present an award to Katy Perry. Hillary Clinton is speaking before katy comes on @katyperry #UnicefSnowflake pic.twitter.com/NkpBncqPCw — ⚡️M∆RKYM∆RK ⚡️ (@Mark_KatyCat) November … Read More

De Blasio: Electoral College Should Be Abolished

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio called out the Electoral College system on Tuesday, saying that he believes it should be “abolished.” “Obviously we have a profound problem. We’ve never seen such a disconnect between the popular vote and … Read More

Al Gore: End the Electoral College

Former Vice President Al Gore said on Tuesday that the United States should get rid of the Electoral College system. The Hill reports: Gore said even he continued to support the Electoral College after 2000, when as the Democratic presidential … Read More

Romney After Meeting with Trump: ‘America’s Best Days Are Ahead of Us’

Longtime Donald Trump critic Mitt Romney is now a Trump fan after he suggested on Tuesday that “America’s best days are ahead of us.” Here's Romney's full remarks after dinner tonight with Trump pic.twitter.com/ufubPoDrZg — Jon Passantino (@passantino) November 30, … Read More

Pelosi Fends off Challenge to Leadership

House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi managed to fend off challenger Rep. Tim Ryan on Wednesday and will maintain her leadership of the party in the House of Representatives. The Hill reports: Pelosi got 134 votes to Ryan’s 63 — winning … Read More